September 19, 2006

Misunderstanding America

While this is not Keith Olbermann's best, his most recent special commentary - this time on President Bush's September 15th Rose Garden press conference - is still interesting and worthy viewing. In it, he focuses on what, at first blush, is appears to be a relatively small element of the president's remarks, but which, on closer examiniation, is one that deserves attention as a window into the perspective of our current leadership.

As Sensen No Sen has also done, Olbermann highlights two of this administration's core problems: an inability to see the world from anything but its own limited viewpoint, coupled with a fundamental misunderstanding of the history of the United States and its founding principles. Perhaps equally worrying however, is what appears to be a belief on the part of President Bush that there is such a thing as thoughtcrime...

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